On-Demand Pricing, Billing, and Usage Information

On-Demand Billing for MATLAB Distributed Computing Server

This billing information is specific to the following cloud options: preconfigured clusters in AWS, cloud solutions from MathWorks partners, or custom infrastructure for AWS, Azure, and others.

MathWorks will charge your credit card monthly, in arrears, for the accrued worker-hours of your compute jobs. Monthly billing from MathWorks covers software licensing. MathWorks tracks your usage over a period of 1 calendar month, and rounds up the accumulated software usage. Usage time is accumulated when a pool of workers is open and/or when a job is running. Sign up at no cost, and pay only for what you use.

  • Standard: USD $0.06 per worker per hour
  • Educational: USD $0.02 per worker per hour


To be eligible for on-demand licensing with MATLAB Distributed Computing Server, you need:

  • A valid license for MATLAB and Parallel Computing Toolbox
  • A valid credit card that can be used for billing

On-demand licensing is available in:

  • Americas: United States, Canada
  • Europe: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the U.K.


If you are not eligible for on-demand licensing and you need a license configured for MathWorks Hosted License Manager, contact Sales for an annual or perpetual license or trial, which you can convert at no charge.